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FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Lead-free ferro- and piezoelectric K0.5Na0.5NbO3-based materials

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Awarded: NOK 9.4 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Design of Efficient Solar Energy Materials from Theory(DESEMAT)

Hovedmålet for forskningsprosjektet DESEMAT har vært å benytte beregningsmetoder i kjemi og fysikk for å forstå hvorledes kjemisk sammensetning, krystallstruktur og defekter har innvirkning på egenskaper for transparente tynne oksid lag som har potensial for å forbedre ytelsen til neste generasjo...

Awarded: NOK 5.4 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Cosmological Probes of Modified Gravity

The most dramatic discovery in science in the past few years has been the revelation that the expansion of the Universe is accelerating. Predictions based on General Relativity plus the Standard Model of particle physics fail to explain this. A possibl e explanation to the observations is to i...

Awarded: NOK 6.1 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Theoretical Foundations of Mobile Flexible Networks

In this project, we propose highly innovative basic optimal research in signal processing for communications with very ambitious objectives. We aim at producing high impact results in the field of signal processing for communications and also envisage con tributions in related areas such as mathe...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Viken

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Multiscale Domain Decomposition: Algorithms and Analysis

Prosjektet utforsker en klasse av metoder for å løse partielle differensialligninger. Slike ligninger beskriver mange fenomener innen teknologi og vitenskap og er derfor viktige. Metoden som brukes, områdedekomponering, består i å dele opp problemet i mange delproblem. Hvert delproblem er defi...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2016

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Fundamentals of Reactive Multi Phase Flows in Chemical Looping Combustion

Først ble prediksjonsegenskapene til de mest aksepterte modellene for strømning i fluidiserte senger fastlagt. Det ble da klarlagt at den modne To Fluid Modellen (TFM), med bruk av etablerte lukningslover, kan gi industrielt interessante simuleringsresult ater. Dette gjelder spesielt situasjoner ...

Awarded: NOK 7.6 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Hotspot Rift Interaction & Geochemistry of the North Atlantic Mantle: the Aegir Ridge 'Hole' in the Iceland Hotspot

P-bølge modellering av vertikalkomponentene i de havbunnseismiske (OBS) dataene innsamlet langs Aegir ryggen i 2010 antyder pålitelig avbildning av hele jordskorpen og øvre mantel. Gjennomsnittlig jordskorpetykkelse er modellert til 4.5 km, noe som er mindre enn for normal havbunnsskorpe og antyd...

Awarded: NOK 4.6 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Innovative technology development for tumor stem cell marker identification.

Nano-flow separation columns, based on either monolithic polymer filled columns (15-50 micrometer i.d.), or porous layer open tubes (10 micrometer i.d.), will be developed and used in multi-dimensional LC methods for identification of new protein biomarke rs, by comparing adult neural and tumor (...

Awarded: NOK 6.4 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Molecules in magnetic fields

Molecular electronic structure-theory calculations are mostly performed in the absence of magnetic fields, with the ability to include the effects of internal and external magnetic fields perturbatively, as corrections to the field-free description of the molecule. In the MOLMAG project, the mol...

Awarded: NOK 5.2 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Spatio-temporal modelling and approximate Bayesian inference

The aim of this project is to provide solutions for two common challenges in spatio-temporal applications: making Bayesian inference in reasonable time, and provide a good approach to modeling and representing stationary and non-stationary Gau ssian random fields. This is done by ...

Awarded: NOK 8.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

On the origin of the Denmark Strait Overflow Water

The North Atlantic Deep Western Boundary Current constitutes the lower limb of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (MOC), and, as such, is a crucial component of the Earth's climate system. Warm subtropical-origin waters flow northward across the Greenland-Scotland Ridge where they a...

Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2012

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

SCOPE - Exploiting Structure to Cope with Hard Problems

En algoritme er en liste med presise instruksjoner for å løse en oppgave ved hjelp av en datamaskin. Mange av de mest interessante oppgavene vi vil løse med datamaskiner er så vanskelige at ingen har så langt klart å finne en rask og god algoritme for å løse dem. En god del av disse oppgavene kan...

Awarded: NOK 12.5 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Reverse ElectroDialysis; a Sustainable DC Power Source

Hvis saltvann og rent vann blandes på en kontrollert måte, kan vi oppnå å ta blandingsenergien ut som mekanisk eller elektrisk energi. Den prosessen som utnytter den mekaniske energien i et kraftverk kalles revers osmose. Dette prosjektet søker å optimalisere det elektriske arbeidet man kan få u...

Awarded: NOK 5.4 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2016

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Advanced techniques to evaluate the long-term stability and carbon sequestration potential of different types of biochar

Biochar is emerging as one of the most promising tools to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and permanently sequester carbon (C) in soils. The technology is based on pyrolysis of fresh biomass, a process that also generates energy in the form of syn-gas and bio-oil. Pyrolysis conditions greatly aff...

Awarded: NOK 6.8 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Viken

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Environmentally friendly transport: How to design policies for sustainable production of biofuels

Our project consists of three work packages (WPs), each of which considers one or more aspects of biofuels policies and how policies should be designed in order to secure a sustainable introduction of biofuels. In WP 1 we will analyze to what extent a rep orting policy and the non-acceptance of n...

Awarded: NOK 5.4 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Point defects and diffusion in semiconducting oxides for renewable energy

Transparent conducting oxides (TCO) have received considerable attention during the last few years due to their potential applications as light emitting devices and in photovoltaics. With the combined properties of having close to metallic high electrical conductivity and a high optical transpar...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2012

Location: Oslo

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

DMPL -- Design of a mouldable programming language

Formålet med DMPL-prosjektet var å vise at et lite og kompetent team kunne implementere et nytt, generelt programmeringsspråk med støtteverktøy innen rammen av noen få årsverk. Det har vi klart! - språket Magnolia med kompilator, språkfølsom editor (IDE - i Eclipse) og støttebibliotek med introdu...

Awarded: NOK 15.6 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2016

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Radiative Transfer and Heat Budget Processes on Arctic Sea Ice

Sea ice in the Arctic has significant impacts on biology, oceanography, climate, and economic activities. Through a detailed system of interrelated measurement and modeling experiments, this project will result in a better understanding of the processes in first-year sea ice that affect its ene...

Awarded: NOK 5.5 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Combining multi-compartment sampler and geophysical techniques for monitoring contaminant transport in soils

Pollution of soils is a widespread problem and is an important part of the still to be implement Soil Directive (EU). The impact of agriculture, industry, airport activities on soil and water quality is strongly influenced by soil heterogeneity. To improve risk assessment, monitoring, and treatme...

Awarded: NOK 3.3 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2016

Location: Viken

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Nanofibrills filters for environmental nanoparticles: Development of innovative protection against Nano-pollution

Nanopollution is a generic name for all waste generated by nanodevices, during the nanomaterials manufacturing process or unintentionally by incineration of normal products or nanoproducts. This kind of waste may be very dangerous because of its size and persistence. Most human-made nanoparticle...

Awarded: NOK 6.1 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Combinatorial and Categorical methods in Representation Theory

Prosjektet dreier seg om forskjellige deler av algebra. Motivert av konkrete eksempler, som hele tall og rasjonale tall, så kan man imitere regneregler som gjelder i disse konkrete eksemplene til å innføre abstrakte algebraiske strukturer. F.eks. er da de hele tall en ring med to operasjoner + og...

Awarded: NOK 8.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Geometric Numeric Integration in Applications

I GeNuIn-prosjektet ser vi på simulering og modellering av flerlegemedynamikk og på problemer som oppstår innenfor biomedisinsk bildebehandling. Vårt hovedmål er å komme fram til mer nøyaktige og pålitelige datamaskinsimuleringer av de fysiske fenomenene vi studerer ved å utnytte kvalitative egen...

Awarded: NOK 8.6 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Properties of carbon cone particles and nanocarbon materials

Nanokarbon partikler, slik som karbon kjegler, skiver og rør, har interessante anvendelser for å lage ny materialer med skreddersydde mekaniske og elektriske egenskaper. Karbon kjegler, som er den minst utforskede form av slike karbonpartikler, har blitt undersøkt ved bruk av bl.a. transmisjonse...

Awarded: NOK 5.5 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Viken

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Studies on Codes for Error Detection

The basic idea of error coding is to introduce redundancy that can be utilized to detect and, for some applications, correct errors that have occurred during a transmission over a channel. Here "transmission" is used in a wide sense, including any process which may corrupt the data, e.g. transmi...

Awarded: NOK 9.6 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Vestland

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Analytic calculations of higher-order molecular properties

I prosjektet har det blitt utviklet en meget generell formalisme og et fleksibelt dataprogram for analytisk beregning av høyere-ordens molekylære egenskaper ved bruk av tetthetsfunksjonalteori. Dette arbeidet har gjort det mulig å presentere de første beregninger av sannsynligheten for samtidig a...

Awarded: NOK 8.1 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2015

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Responsive (bio)polymer matrices as Fabry-Perot cavities: A versatile platform for development of nanostructured (bio)polymer materials

The project focuses on determination of high resolution swelling data of responsive, soft (bio)polymer materials by the application of an optical interferometric technique with nanometer precision in changes of the optical length of the soft materials. Ba sically, the responsive hydrogel material...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

The kinetics of surface exchange reactions in oxide based mixed conductors at reducing conditions and high temperatures.

The development of cost-effective solid oxide fuel cells and dense ceramic membrane-based reactor and separation technologies is of considerable interest for application in advanced natural gas-based power production and hydrogen production. Common for al l these technologies is the need for oxid...

Awarded: NOK 5.5 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

SPEAR - a high power ionospheric modification facility for Svalbard

SPEAR (Space Plasma Exploration by Active Radar) is a new 25 MNOK multi-purpose facility that exploits high power radio technology in a completely new way. It is a ground-based HF radar with the capability of artificially modifying the upper atmosphere, a t different altitudes, in a controlled ma...

Awarded: NOK 6.6 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Svalbard

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Strength and rheological evolution of the lower continental crust

The project will study the processes of deformation and the mechanical strength in the lower continental crust. To date, it is unclear whether this part of the crust behaves as a rigid part of the lithosphere or whether it is mechanically much weaker than the upper mantle so that deformation may...

Awarded: NOK 3.4 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2012

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Context Switching Reconfigurable Hardware for Communication Systems

Programmerbar logikk kretser er et alternativ til prosessorer. De tilbyr typisk mer parallell beregning og flere inn/ut-linjer enn en prosessor og har lavere effektforbruk. De programmeres basert på en kretsbeskrivelse tilsvarende et program for en prosessor. Kretsbeskrivelsen er grunnlaget for e...

Awarded: NOK 10.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Oslo